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Treat your family to a delicious Italian meal at Ruggeri's. At our Preston and Royal location, you will find the finest menu with amazing authentic Italian cuisine, from house made pasta dishes to prime tenderloin and veal, as well as a full-service staff with more than 20 years of experience.   Our chefs use homemade recipes that have been...

by Brandon Gates   A new restaurant is now open in Augusta and it's looking to serve up Italian food with a twist. Cucina 503 is off Fury's Ferry Road and serves authentic Italian cuisine.   The owner formed the menu from Italian cookbooks, visiting Italian restaurants, and his own culinary arts studies. The chef and cooks make a...

By Danielle Wong Moores When my husband, Sean, and I celebrated our anniversary, we'd narrowed the choice down to two restaurants, The Bradley or Alloro in Aiken. The Bradley won (see my review from September), but a month later, we were back in Aiken to celebrate Sean's birthday at Alloro, at 227 The Alley. Alloro translates into "laurel," and t...

Donato's Italian Restaurant transports guests to New York City's Little Italy, delivering the sights, sounds and savory tastes of a cuisine that emigrated from the motherland and evolved in the New World.   Brothers and co-owners Dennis and David Valentino recreated their childhood in Port Charlotte's Murdock Carousel Plaza 18 years ago, imp...

by J. Merritt Melancon Adriana Coppola, a native Italian now living in Johns Creek, won the grand prize in the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with her A&A Alta Cucina Italia Balsamico al Mirtillo, a blueberry balsamic vinegar reduction.   The annual contest, conducted by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Ec...

We've scanned Metro Jacksonville's forums for recommendations. Here's seven of the best Italian restaurants that Jacksonville has to offer. If you think we're missing few, let us know and we'll add them to the list!   Enza's Italian Restaurant Mike and Enza Huff opened Enza's Italian Restaurant in 2004. Enza had been born in Sicily and migr...

By Caron Streibich   Atlantic Beach's small pizzeria, DaVinci's, is a solid stop for New York-style pizzas, ricotta-stuffed calzones and a well-rounded draft and canned craft-beer list. Be forewarned: Seating is extremely limited with just two four-top tables and a dozen or so barstools.   Based on the volume of hurried deliverym...

by Ina Paiva Cordle   The Miami Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College and Gambero Rosso, a leading food and wine publisher and educator in Italy, have agreed to launch a new partnership that will allow students access to Gambero Rosso's "Città del Gusto" (City of Taste) cooking schools in Rome, Catania, Palermo, Turin, Naples, and Milan....

The great folks at Portofino, a longtime Buckhead favorite located not far from the temporarily shuttered OK Cafe, are doing something awesome tonight. (Besides serving dinner, which is always terrific there). They're donating 15 percent of tonight's proceeds to the staff at OK Cafe, which was damaged by fire recently, putting staff members out of...

Just looking at a truffle, one would not suspect the firm, round, coarse, lumpy nugget would produce such devoted followers and prices in the thousands for mere ounces.   During a special dinner at the Country Club of Landfall Thursday, Jan. 15, the black truffle was the center of attention as guest Italian chef and hotelier Carlo Zarri trea...

by Lizzy Alfs   Handcrafted pasta will be the focus of a new restaurant and retail shop planned for East Nashville. Brothers Ryan and Danny Nicoletto, owners of East Nashville-based Nicoletto's Pasta Co., are preparing to open Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen at 2905A Gallatin Pike later this month.   Since launching their pasta...

Since the Real Italian Deli opened just under a year ago in Palm Desert, the deli-store combination has dished out traditional Italian sandwiches and desserts, and kept the shelves stocked with house-cured and imported deli meats, olive oils, fresh and frozen pastas and vinegars that could rival any New York City deli.   "I want to bring the...